Plano shop sells medical marijuana and more DFW news

Mike Rubin, co-founder and vice president of business development for Compassionate Cultivation, stands in the company's dispensary. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)
Mike Rubin, co-founder and vice president of business development for Compassionate Cultivation, stands in the company's dispensary. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)

Mike Rubin, co-founder and vice president of business development for Compassionate Cultivation, stands in the company's dispensary. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Plano

Licensed dispensary selling medical-grade marijuana opens in Plano

Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation opened in Plano on July 15. The licensed Texas dispensary sells medical-grade cannabis under Texas' Compassionate Use Act to patients with a prescription.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake



ROUNDUP: News from 6 local businesses, restaurants in Grapevine, Southlake


These news briefs include new restaurant announcements, a new fitness center and more.

McKinney

Bubble tea store Mr. Boba Tea Cafe now open in McKinney

Mr. Boba Tea Cafe opened in late August at 7502 W. Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 200, McKinney. The cafe specializes in bubble teas with tapioca balls called boba, and it also serves smoothies and hot and cold coffees.

7 businesses that are new, coming soon or recently reopened in the McKinney area

Here is a roundup of the most recent local business news in McKinney.

Richardson

Interurban Bar n Grill now offering American food and craft cocktails in Richardson

Interurban Bar n Grill opened at the beginning of August at 221 W. Polk St., Richardson. The business offers American food and craft cocktails and is open every day until 2 a.m.

Pandemic inspires new outlets for artists in Richardson

A cartoon of a one-eared Van Gogh attempting to affix his mask. A sketch of guards taking temperatures in hazmat suits. Watercolors of the mess tent where he and his wife ate their daily meals.

These are what Richardson artist Jonesy McConnell has to show for the nearly 30 days he and his wife spent in federal quarantine after COVID-19 broke out on a cruise ship voyage they took earlier this spring.

Gavin Pugh, Miranda Jaimes and Olivia Lueckemeyer contributed to this report.



MOST RECENT

The average home value did drop slightly from $379,629 in fiscal year 2019-20. The average home value is now $378,396. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Plano accepts final certified appraisal property values for fiscal year 2020-21

The final certified appraisal rolls project roughly $209 million in revenue for the city of Plano for fiscal year 2020-21.

Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley announced bars, wineries and breweries could reopen at 50% capacity Oct. 14. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Bar, winery owners in Tarrant County adapt to changing COVID-19 restrictions and more DFW-area news

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Collin County commissioners voted to keep the COVID-19 dashboard on the county's website until the entire commissioners court could discuss its future. (Community Impact staff)
Collin County reverses decision, will keep COVID-19 dashboard active for now

Collin County’s COVID-19 dashboard will remain on the county website until commissioners discuss it further at their Nov. 2 meeting.

The luxury blowout and makeup bar uses high-quality products and tools as well as hypoallergenic, cruelty-free beauty products in a Parisian-inspired setting. (Courtesy BAM Beauty Bar)
BAM Beauty Bar prepares to open second location at Legacy West in Plano

The luxury blowout and makeup bar uses high-quality products and tools as well as hypoallergenic, cruelty-free beauty products in a Parisian-inspired setting.

An estimated 3,500 trees were destroyed by last October's tornado. (Olivia Lueckemeyer/Community Impact Newspaper)
Free trees: Replace those lost in Richardson tornado and more DFW news

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Aside from a large influx of backlogged cases Oct. 3, Plano has consistently had fewer than 200 new cases in a seven-day period since mid-September. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Tracking COVID-19: Plano continues trend of fewer than 200 new cases per week

In the week before Oct. 14, there were 178 new cases reported by the state. In the seven reporting days leading up to Oct. 21, there were 166 new Plano cases.

Rose Mediterranean Cuisine also released a new menu that includes a wider selection of desserts and vegetarian plates in addition to original menu items, such as kabobs and shawarma. (Community Impact staff)
Plano's Lebanese Grill changes name to Rose Mediterranean Cuisine

The name change, made in mid-September, was meant to better reflect the restaurant's ambience and the food served there, an announcement from the restaurant said.

The new office includes a play therapy space and therapy rooms for adults and teens. (Courtesy Nova Cesta Counseling)
Nova Cesta Counseling relocates office in Plano

The new office includes a play therapy space and therapy rooms for adults and teens.

Library visitors will be able to look for materials and pick up holds in person using a self-checkout system and to shop lobby sales. (Courtesy city of Plano)
Plano libraries reopen for grab-and-go services, computer access

Library visitors will be able to look for materials and pick up holds in person using a self-checkout system and to shop lobby sales.

Home furnishings retailer Living Spaces has opened a store in Fort Worth and will offer a variety of designer collections, including Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines. (Courtesy Living Spaces)
Living Spaces opens in Fort Worth and more DFW-area news

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Oct. 23 is the last day Texas voters can apply for a vote-by-mail ballot. (Courtesy Pexels)
Tackling Texas' vote-by-mail system: Applying, delivering, tracking your ballot

Oct. 23 is the last day Texas voters can apply for a vote-by-mail ballot.